7 months Balili River worse than Manila Bay, to be cleaned soon—DENR MB
By Ellalyn De Vera-Ruiz  The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is eyeing the rehabilitation of Baguio City’s Balili River, which according to the agency is even filthier than Manila Bay. (DENR / MANILA BULLETIN) DENR Undersecretary for Solid Waste Management and LGU Concerns Benny Antiporda inspected the city’s 33-year-old Sewerage Treatment Plant (STP) as part of the impending rehabilitation efforts at the nation’s summer capital. The agency was alarmed to find out that Balili River, to which the treated waters of the STP drains, has severely deteriorated. Data from the DENR’s Environmental Management Bureau in the Cordillera Administrative ... more